Government Waste

Government Waste From Overview David Maris wrote, "one of the key problems with government funding of certain studies [is that] the investment is with taxpayer dollars and the benefit might be only to a few".[1]Describing his opposition of some government funding for scientific research on studies he views as frivolous, he writes, "Scientists often rally quickly to attack anyone who thinks of reducing public funding of science – they do this under the idea that if you don’t want to fund finding answers, you must be a luddite – you must be against…continue reading →

Waste Definition

Waste definition From This article is about material waste. For the medical condition, see Wasting. For wasteful government spending, see government waste. For other uses, see Waste (disambiguation). The term is often subjective (because waste to one person is not necessarily waste to another) and sometimes objectively inaccurate (for example, to send scrap metals to a landfill is to inaccurately classify them as waste, because they are recyclable). Examples include municipal solid waste (household trash/refuse), hazardous waste, wastewater (such as sewage, which contains bodily wastes (feces and urine) and surface runoff), radioactive waste, and others.Waste and wastes are unwanted or unusable materials. Waste is any substance which is discarded after primary use, or it is worthless,…continue reading →